Environment

20 States Sue Trump for Weakening Regulations on Methane Emissions That Worsen Climate Change

Twenty states have filed a joint lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his administration for weakening regulations on methane emissions…

2 years ago

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Logging in an Alaskan National Forest

President Donald Trump's administration has moved to allow logging in the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. The proposal from the…

2 years ago

21 States Sue Trump Administration for Rolling Back National Environmental Policy Act

A coalition of 21 states has sued President Donald Trump and his administration for rolling back the National Environmental Policy…

2 years ago

Trump Attacks Biden’s Clean Energy Initiative on the Same Day He Announces More Environmental Rollbacks

President Donald Trump attacked Democrat Joe Biden, his electoral opponent, after Biden announced a $700 billion economic plan that touts…

3 years ago

20 U.S. states, major cities urge Trump to drop ‘unlawful’ and ‘reckless’ fuel efficiency freeze

The states, including California, New York, Illinois, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, called the Trump administration proposal "unlawful" and "reckless" in a…

4 years ago

Trump Crony Rick Scott Running for U.S. Senate in Florida

If you care about the environment, education, gun control or any progressive values, Rick Scott has been a disaster as…

5 years ago

Bipartisan Group Of Governors Fights Back Against Trump’s Push To Drill Everywhere

Democratic and Republican leaders were quick to push back against the Trump administration's new plan to allow off-shore drilling virtually…

5 years ago

Insane Trump Tweets That Cold Winter Weather Is Proof That Climate Change Is Fake

Trump's ignorance on this subject is obvious, but it's neither new nor is it surprising.

5 years ago

Trump Instantly Sued After Making Largest Cut To Public Land Protections In American History

Trump's move will pave the way for this cherished land to be used for mining, oil drilling and other energy…

5 years ago

Trump Claimed Keystone Pipeline Had ‘No Downside’ And Now It’s Leaking 210,000 Gallons Of Oil

Trump issued a permit in March for Keystone XL's construction – something that former President Barack Obama and other environmental…

5 years ago

Federal Judge Smacks Down Trump Effort To Dismantle Obama-Era Environmental Protection

On Wednesday, one federal judge reminded Donald Trump that hating Barack Obama is not a good enough reason to ignore…

5 years ago

Trump Mocks Wind Power In Iowa, The State That Uses The Highest Percentage Of It

Nearly a third of Iowa's energy comes from wind power, and the Hawkeye State uses a greater percentage of it…

6 years ago

People’s Climate March Sends Thousands Marching in the Nation’s Capital

It's Saturday. Donald Trump is off golfing again and climate change protesters are filling the streets of the nation's capital

6 years ago

Opinion: After Leading the Nation in Renewable Energy, Rick Perry Targets Solar and Wind Power

Wind and solar have combined with natural gas to produce virtually all the nation’s major new electrical capacity; coal and…

6 years ago

What You Can Do Even if You Can’t March for Science on Earth Day

To ignore Earth Day "is to surrender to an ideology that has turned mere environmental indifference into a moral nihilism."

6 years ago

‘I’m With Her’ Takes on New Meaning as the Earth Steps to the Forefront

It is time for all Americans to look and weep and try to explain to their children why they weren't…

6 years ago

House Republicans Just Voted To Bar The EPA From Using Scientific Data

The vote comes a day after Trump signed an executive order dismantling environmental protections enacted under President Obama.

6 years ago

Trump Eliminates Climate Funding Just As Concern About The Environment Hits Record High

Americans are more worried about the environment than they ever have been – just in time for Trump to gut climate…

6 years ago

Historian Mocks Obama For Supposedly Promising to ‘Lower the Seas and Cool the Planet’

Victor Davis Hanson mocks, "He did manage to lecture Americans about the evils of the Crusades, and promise to lower…

6 years ago

Arnold Schwarzenegger Says States Rights Logic Applies to Pro-Environment States Too

"My Republican colleague here is all about states' rights - except the right to clean air & save lives from…

6 years ago

Bernie Sanders Shuts Down Trump Nominee Who Says Climate Change Is Up For Debate

Sanders showed how all Trump nominees should be questioned going forward.

6 years ago

Republicans Pass Bill To Roll Back Key Environmental And Consumer Protections

The GOP move hampers the government's ability to protect "public health and safety, the environment, workplace safety and consumer financial…

6 years ago

Obama Acts To Save Nearly 1.5 Million Acres Of Federal Land Before Leaving Office

Obama has protected more federal land and water than any single previous president.

6 years ago

Gov. John Kasich Vetoes Attack on Ohio Clean Energy Law

"Arbitrarily limiting Ohio’s energy generation options amounts to self-inflicted damage to both our state’s near- and long-term economic competitiveness”

6 years ago

President Obama Erects a Firewall Against Trump’s Plan To Wipe Out Environmental Protections

"Because of new and legally inventive strategies, Mr. Obama… may well have built firewalls around environmental policies that could hold…

6 years ago

ETP’s Response to Army Rejection of DAPL Easement ‘Most Dickish…Most Childish’ Ever

If you wondered what kind of Energy Secretary Rick Perry would be, now you have your answer. He would be…

6 years ago

Gas Pipeline Rupture Forces Alabama and Georgia States of Emergency

Estimates of 250,000 gallons thus far, is being “held in a mine water retention pond” with no clue how or…

6 years ago

SCOTUS Conservatives Give the Kochs What They Want and Ruled Against Humanity

The fossil fuel industry said no more regulations and the conservative justices obediently complied

7 years ago

Paul Krugman and Noam Chomsky Agree: Republicans Are A Serious Threat To Humanity

Paul Krugman and Noam Chomsky joined to sound the alarm about Republican being a threat not only to Americans but…

7 years ago

Obama Gets A Big Win As Court Declines To Block His Clean Energy Plan

President Obama got a big win today as a federal appeals court denied a Republican-led petition to block his administration's…

7 years ago

Obama Refuses TransCanada Request to Suspend Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

TransCanada claims they need more time to work with American officials but the real reason is to avoid a losing…

7 years ago

President Obama’s Bold Step Stops Arctic Oil Drilling

In one fell swoop, the President took a concrete step to reduce all current and future threats to the Arctic…

7 years ago

Koch Republicans Advance Plan To Eliminate America’s National Parks

Now that the Kochs own Congress and were able to install a willing anti-government Republican as Chairman of the House…

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Unifies Democrats – Opposes Keystone XL On Climate Change Grounds

There must be ten or twenty immediate reasons a person can give for opposing a foreign corporation, TransCanada's crusade to…

7 years ago

John Boehner Blames EPA for Toxic Spill Caused by Lack of Regulation

The EPA triggered a toxic leak, but the pollution it unleashed is the result of an unregulated mining industry that…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Gets Major Environmental Endorsement

The campaign of Bernie Sanders scored a major coup Saturday, earning the first endorsement of any candidate by a national…

8 years ago

President Obama Designates Three More National Monuments, Brings His Total In Office To 19

On Friday, President Barack Obama designated three new National Monuments in the Western United States.

8 years ago

Huckabee Thinks One Beheading Is Worse Than 17 Texans Killed In Record Floods

Huckabee raged and attempted to contradict the President telling Fox News that, "I assure you that one beheading is much…

8 years ago

Obama Hammers Republicans For Betraying Their Country On Climate Change

It was prescient, then, that when President Obama addressed graduates of the Coast Guard Academy and told them that "denying…

8 years ago

Scott Walker and House GOP Pollute the Spirit of Earth Day

It appears that although Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection, only Republicans…

8 years ago

California Suffers Historic Drought While Oil Industry Wastes 2 Million Gallons of Water Daily

To make matters that much worse, the over 2 million gallons of toxic water the oil and gas industry disposes…

8 years ago

Why Isn’t Boehner Touting China Over America On Climate Change?

Boehner and Republicans are also intent on defeating President Obama's climate change initiatives on myriad fronts such as stripping the…

8 years ago

Gov. Rick Scott Banned Talk of “Global Warming” and “Climate Change”

Rick Scott's administration banned use of terms like global warming and climate change, but denial won't turn sea level rise…

8 years ago

Boehner Plucks OK Gov. Mary Fallin to Repeat his Keystone XL Lies in Weekly Address

In the final analysis this is government of, by, and for the people, not a group of oil-drenched Koch-whores in…

8 years ago

John Boehner Falsely Claims House Focused Squarely on Jobs and the Economy

John Boehner continues to pretend he cares about jobs while pushing his Keystone XL get rich quick scheme on the…

8 years ago

Corrupt John Boehner Conspires With Foreigners Against America’s Best Interests

Boehner has enlisted a foreign corporation (TransCanada), the Canadian Prime Minister, and a foreign energy department to put pressure on…

8 years ago

The House That Kochs Bought Passes Bill Muzzling EPA Scientists

To ensure that the "right kind of scientists" are doling out advice on environmental protections, Republicans in the House passed…

8 years ago

In One Fell Swoop Obama Announces Solar Jobs For 50,000 Veterans and Takes On Climate Change

Since Republicans have relentlessly obstructed jobs programs for America's Veterans, the President took it upon himself to enact the program…

8 years ago

Report Confirms Fracking is Poisoning California’s Dwindling Aquifers

This week, yet another report reveals that fracking in California has contaminated aquifers during a historical drought.

8 years ago

Extremist Climate Deniers Claim Historic Climate March Was An Attack On Their Way of Life

The anti-science crowd loves science that gave them automobiles, medicine, electricity, sanitation, and ability to communicate easily with any location…

8 years ago

In Case You Missed It… Assorted Oddities from Around the Web

Some stories that hit the web this past week include political affiliation based on geography, driverless cars, recycled water in…

9 years ago

Republicans Threaten to Withhold Government Funding Over Obama’s New EPA Rules

Republicans in the House and Senate are so angry at the President over new Environmental Protection Agency regulations on coal-powered…

9 years ago

Kevin McCarthy’s Rise to Majority Leader Is Great News For The Polluting Koch Brothers

It was little surprise then, that Republicans elected Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as the new House Majority Leader to use his…

9 years ago

House Republicans Refuse to Discuss Climate Change Because They Aren’t Scientists

In the House of Representatives, Republicans signaled to the world that not only are they not discussing the veracity of…

9 years ago

Freedom? Republican Run States Are Now Telling People What They Can and Can’t Buy

In a relatively new form of Republican fascism and regulatory overreach, Republican states have told consumers what they can and…

9 years ago

After Killing Your Job and Your Healthcare Republicans Are Now Targeting the Air You Breathe

Republicans are methodically defunding the Environmental Protection Agency to either abolish the agency or eliminate its ability to protect Americans…

9 years ago

No Global Warming? NOAA Says January Was Fourth Warmest on Record

You have to go all the way back to 1976 - the year Paul McCartney and Wings made it to…

9 years ago

Republicans Says Climate Change is In God’s Hands as Taxpayers Foot The Bill for Dirty Coal

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory knows the dirty coal industry is polluting the environment in North Carolina because his state's…

9 years ago

Republican Deregulation Culture to Blame For Water Poisoning West Virginia Chemical Spill

Freedom Industries knew the 70 to 80 year-old tanks were in desperate need of replacement and did not want to…

9 years ago

Tea Party Steals our Money, Wants to Sell National Parks to Subsidize their Greed

The tea party wants to sell what doesn't belong to them, stealing our heritage to enrich themselves and the corporations…

9 years ago

CNN Makes Man Made Global Warming Front Page News

A UN report coming out Monday reveals that world climate scientists are 95 percent confident that we humans are causing…

9 years ago

Crybaby GOP Senator Throws a Tantrum Over Being Called Out As a Climate Change Denier

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) is throwing a fit that the League of Conservation Voters is including him in an ad…

9 years ago

Science Deniers And the Stupidity Caused by Being Blinded By Faith

It is mindboggling there are so many Americans opposed to science and steeped in myth and superstition in the 21st…

9 years ago

Dirty Weather Puts 24 Hours of Reality in the Face of Climate Change Deniers

2012's weather is a terrifying foretaste of the future of ourworld with Global Warming. Watch 24 Hours of Reality, the…

10 years ago

Fox Business Analyst Neil Cavuto Says Answer to Record Heat is to Drill More

Neil Cavuto thinks if we drill our record heat will be a problem of the past and that while our…

11 years ago

The GOP’s Dystopian Dream of America’s Future

Why should the federal deficit scare us compared to an uninhabitable planet? Aren't mountains without tops more frightening than an…

11 years ago

Right Wing Values: Poisoning our Air to Fill Their Pockets

Right wing values are all about profit values --and nothing more. Whether poisoning our water, triggering a war or making…

11 years ago

Saving You From Socialist Light Bulbs by Saving You From Pesky Facts

Republicans are fighting light bulb socialism, trying to save the old fashioned light bulb without mentioning a single relevant fact

11 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – Occupy May Day Edition

Look at all the things wrong in America right now and then look at the GOP solutions since 2010. You…

11 years ago

John Boehner Gives Hard Pressed Americans the Raspberry

House Speaker John Boehner spins his tired old talking points, a more than metaphorical raspberry to any real discussion of…

11 years ago

Un-American Republicans Fight To Keep Big Oil On Corporate Welfare

It is patently un-American to take Americans’ tax dollars and give them to extremely profitable oil companies when the country’s…

11 years ago

The Dirty Thirty – New Year’s Edition

The Dirty Thirty New Year's Edition updates our survey of the GOP's war on women, the environment, education, voting rights…

11 years ago

When Will 61 Degrees in Minot ND Mean Global Warming is Real?

We can laugh at Sean Hannity every time he says cold weather in winter disproves global warming but what does…

11 years ago

Fox News’ Bill Kristol: Offshore Drilling is Safe until the Oil Rig Blows Up

Fox News contributor Bill Kristol was on Special Report with Bret Baier tonight defending off shore drilling, when he made…

13 years ago